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After Uber's stumble, is it Lyft and Sidecar's time to shine?

Both Lyft and Sidecar see significant bumps in business after Uber's publicity blunders, but it appears it'll take more than a boycott to oust the top dog.

By November 26, 2014

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Sidecar raises $15M as Uber, Lyft duke it out

Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.

By September 15, 2014

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Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast

California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next?

By September 11, 2014

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Sidecar says 13,000 passengers share rides, fares with strangers

Lyft and Uber both announced they're getting into shared rides, but Sidecar says it's been testing carpooling options for months.

By August 6, 2014

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Ride-sharing service Sidecar lets drivers name their own prices

The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.

By February 19, 2014

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Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar get tentative green light in Calif.

The California Public Utilities Commission issues a proposal that would allow drivers working for ride-sharing apps to freely take to the road if they agree to certain guidelines.

By July 30, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, Sidecar get cease-and-desist letters from LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.

By June 25, 2013

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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.

By December 9, 2014

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Uber hit with lawsuit over launch in Portland, Ore.

After warning Uber that its planned launch would violate city regulations, Oregon's largest city files a lawsuit to shut down the ride-sharing service's operations there.

By December 8, 2014

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Uber rolls into Portland, Ore., despite city regulations

A Portland transportation official says the ride-sharing service is operating illegally in the city and warns that drivers could face fines or even jail time.

By December 6, 2014